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  • Hungerford Camera Club exhibition – success in pictures

    Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

    Micky Thompson’s prizewinning photo ‘A Golden Pear’ With nearly 300 photographs from 28 club members, this year’s 27th annual exhibition from Hungerford Camera Club attracted over 300 visitor...

    Tour of Britain cyclists race through Hungerford

    Monday, 15 September 2014.

    The 205 km stage six of the 2014 Tour of Britain raced through Hungerford on its way from Bath to Hemel Hempstead – and Hungerford came out in crowds to cheer the cyclists on their high-speed way. T...

    Charity race raises a quacking £1800-00

    Friday, 29 August 2014.

    There were 48 of them, all trained and toned to racing perfection and they came to Hungerford to race for fame and glory. They left victorious after raising over £1800 for charity. Yes, the ra...

    Hungerford - blooming beautiful!

    Friday, 01 August 2014.

    Resplendent in red, that's Hungerford High Street looking picture perfect with its fabulous floral decoration in a colour chosen to commemorate WW1...

    Soaked but successful

    Wednesday, 09 July 2014.

    Through the worst weather a British summer can offer, the intrepid cyclists of Team Inkpen peddled through the puddles for 400km to Blackpool to raise essential funds for our Community First Responders...

    Elcot Park – return to splendour

    Monday, 09 June 2014.

    Contemporary fabrics and colours with traditional period features and detail The £300,000 first phase of renovation at the Mercure Newbury Elcot Park Hotel has just been revealed and the investm...

    Competition success for local author

    Friday, 16 May 2014.

    Hungerford author Iris Lloyd has had another writing success as her World War 2 short story ‘The Potters Field’ has just been placed 4th in a national competition. Iris’s work is already nat...

    Hungerford station gets refreshments

    Monday, 12 May 2014.

    Hungerford’s early morning commuters have now got a new refreshment service....

    More funds for pot holes

    Monday, 24 March 2014.

    An additional £1 million of government funding is being released to West Berkshire Council to repair the epidemic of pot holes which have riddles the areas roads since the winter wet weather and floo...

    Chilton Foliat designer stars at London Fashion Week

    Thursday, 20 February 2014.

    Fashion designer Seraphina Davis, originally from Chilton Foliat, has been taking her bow on the catwalk at this year’s London Fashion Week. Seraphina’s designs starred on the international sta...
    Blooming botany
    Martin and the Magpie has never been one to rest on its laurels. Hungerford’s most contemporary florist is always looking for ways to push the trend and as the saying goes “a rolling stone gathers no moss”.

    VIP access at Donnington Country Club
    Donnington Grove have something extraordinary up their sleeves this month; an exclusive outdoor sculpture exhibition taking place in their tranquil walled gardens.

    Aldbourne’s fun run is back
    Dust off your running shoes and get ready for the annual Aldbourne 5k run

    Honeymoon? You need a honeypot!
    Over the last century newlyweds have been evolving, much rarer is the trepidation of a blushing bride about to leave her family home for the first time.

    Afternoon tea, Pimm’s for me!
    Blandy’s bistro are renowned for their extraordinary afternoon tea. It is a banquet affair with a selection of delicate finger sandwiches, homemade scones with tiptree preserve and clotted cream along with a variety of homemade cakes.

    Getting fruity with the Tutti Men
    The Tutti men went above and beyond duty this year to collect their kisses; symbolic of the tradition of collecting rent from the commoner’s houses owned by the John O' Gaunt estate, as one was seen claiming a ladder to fashion one!

    Championing children’s charities for 2018
    Berkshire is home to some truly fantastic causes. We have some “outstanding” local schools and nurseries that are doing vital work to raise the next generation...

    18 idyllic championship holes
    Once considered the preserve of retired bank managers, the game of golf has been re-branded for a new generation and not only now has mass appeal, but in certain quarters is even considered quite groovy

    Why live in Hungerford?
    Those of us who live here don't have to think twice, we love it and, you've had a job to persuade us to go elsewhere.

    Walks in around Hungerford
    Walking in the beautiful areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Hungerford is a very special experience. Throughout the summer, we will be publishing details of some of the best and favourite walks in the town and its surrounding villages and countryside